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Identity of man fatally shot in Central Bakersfield released

Posted at 1:55 PM, Dec 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-14 16:55:31-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The identity of a man who was fatally shot in Central Bakersfield has been released.

28-year-old Trayvale Chance Gentry Carlson was shot by another person on the 1000 block of Chester Avenue in Central Bakersfield on August 30 around 6 p.m. Carlson was transported to Kern Medical where, on September 8, he died from his injuries. A postmortem examination determined Carlson's cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest. His death has been ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BPD at 661-327-7111.